Air Conditioning Circuit Breaker Trips Off
By Dave Rongey - Summary:|
My central A/C air conditioning unit was not cutting off even when the temp was reached…
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Problems With an Air Conditioning Circuit Breaker
Its an Oneida-Royal Furnace.
Background: WGM, a Homeowner from CT
Thanks for your electrical question WGM.
Do not defeat any safety or limit switches. It does sound like a limit switch has failed or a component in the control circuit. Advise calling a qualified air conditioning technician to identify and repair the problem. In the mean time I would not run the unit if it is tripping the circuit breaker off to avoid damage to the unit.
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